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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I love it and stay there all the time. Very quick...

I love it and stay there all the time. Very quick throttle response. Up AND down. That quick down response has caused friends of mine to go back to standard. They couldn't handle the quick engine...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
The evo map is not required. I and several others...

The evo map is not required. I and several others have the same setup with stock map. No issues at all.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Seth, how do you do those middle finger clutch...

Seth, how do you do those middle finger clutch pulls? I surely couldn't do that. Thanks for the videos. I would have a heck of a time not daydreaming and zoning out on those long straight roads.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
My son runs that on his 525. He loves it. We...

My son runs that on his 525. He loves it.
We recently put a 2.50 rear wheel with cush drive on his bike.So similar set up to the 690.
I wasn't sure about it on a 690. I'm presently running...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Does anybody have an old bad airbox they are...

Does anybody have an old bad airbox they are interested in parting with cheap?:D


I'll be putting the UNI Filter on the Throttle body. They already got it in at the shop.
Too bad I'm busy with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Where did you tie up the air sensor?

Where did you tie up the air sensor?
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Perfect. Thanks! :clap

Perfect. Thanks! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
I'm confused. I've seen 2 different UNI filters...

I'm confused. I've seen 2 different UNI filters said being used. One has a 2-1/4" ID and one has 3" ID. So which one is the direct to the TB size? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Not at this time. I figure to give a try with...

Not at this time. I figure to give a try with just a straight UNI off the TB. See what happens from there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Can you take some quick measurements of the TB...

Can you take some quick measurements of the TB and the area for that filter (without any other mods)?
I can take that and find a suitable UNI hanging on the rack at our local shop. It just looks...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
EVO-2 uses a K&N filter. No way that is...

EVO-2 uses a K&N filter.

No way that is going on my dirt bike. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
EVO-2? Info? I sealed the whole underside of...

EVO-2? Info?
I sealed the whole underside of that lip as well. Still dust.

EDIT- As a safety measure I've been greasing up the inside of the box like the old days in order to catch that dust.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I sealed all my seams with RTV and use the UNI...

I sealed all my seams with RTV and use the UNI filter. I'm still finding a slight dust residue inside the airbox. :huh
I'm considering chucking the whole thing. I wonder what would be the correct...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Nice! Glad to see proper use of PPE. :lol3

Nice!
Glad to see proper use of PPE. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Sent you a PM. :deal

Sent you a PM. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 05:54 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I have the Billet ones on our bikes. Very happy...

I have the Billet ones on our bikes. Very happy with them. We run the +20mm tips for our big boots.

I think this is the one you are looking for. Forged version
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Ahhh. Now I understand. I don't do TuBliss.

Ahhh. Now I understand. I don't do TuBliss.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
That should be added to the 690 Wiki. It's those...

That should be added to the 690 Wiki. It's those little things that help. I surely don't get my boot even close to those inner teeth. Total waste.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I run 2 rimlocks on the rear and one on front. We...

I run 2 rimlocks on the rear and one on front. We air down for dirt and up on the pavement. Mostly just at the start and end of the rides. Typically about 30 miles of pavement to our trail head....
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
It is my understanding that lost dog will no...

It is my understanding that lost dog will no longer be making those center stands. The rally raid stand is a good design. At least if you do bottom out on it only the stand and skid pad are effected....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Yes. That is still required to keep the shock...

Yes. That is still required to keep the shock collar from rotating and loosening up. Too bad they didn't come up with a collar like the PDS shocks have with locking bolt.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I put a set screw in mine. I use a stubby vent...

I put a set screw in mine. I use a stubby vent hose on my cap. That allows me to fill to the brim.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
The PO used Orange soft rubber/silicone hose for...

The PO used Orange soft rubber/silicone hose for the Safari tanks. This pic is with the tank off. That's the hose from the left side hanging. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Many of us have changed to an external filter at...

Many of us have changed to an external filter at the same time upgrading the fuel pump.
Standard NAPA or in my case a Puralator filter.
Mine sits down on the left with easy access....
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I used Goop to put the airbox nuts back in. Seems...

I used Goop to put the airbox nuts back in. Seems to be holding well for the last year.

Edit- Be sure to clean up the threads while you have the nut out. Also anti-seize when you put the bolts in.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I put a bunch of weight back in my tail bag. I...

I put a bunch of weight back in my tail bag. I add a bungee cord for peace of mind. It really hasn't been a problem. And I take it over some pretty rough riding.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
That's a great idea for putting the stand up. ...

That's a great idea for putting the stand up. What about getting to go down while sitting on the bike? :huh
I don't seem to be able to even touch my stand. Especially after installing wider pegs. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Seat?? KTM hasn't provided seats with their...

Seat?? KTM hasn't provided seats with their bikes for years. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
You got me curious as to what a PDM60 is... A...

You got me curious as to what a PDM60 is...
A google comes up with several ADV threads.
Interesting device. I think I'll look more into it for use in my Truck.
It might help out on my 950 as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
:rofl Sorry. Cheers :freaky

:rofl


Sorry.

Cheers :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Really? I hadn't heard. Sent from outside my...

Really? I hadn't heard.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
The instructions are listed here. ...

The instructions are listed here.

http://ktm690.info/index.php/Garage/How_To
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Oh Man. Your bike looks like it has been...

Oh Man. Your bike looks like it has been violated.

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRaos-GoASmgaTftGuvyLq9uCnJ2QGNR6vXTIXLSNv1IRaRfnkTsw
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 04:19 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
I reread your post. The right side holds but the...

I reread your post. The right side holds but the left spins. Whoops. Sound like the bolt or shaft are stripped. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
That's your swing arm bolt. Put a wrench on the...

That's your swing arm bolt. Put a wrench on the other side of the bike to hold the bolt. Well more like an axle with bolts on both sides. I put locktite on mine. If yours is spinning that's a good...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
A required tool around our house of KTM's. The...

A required tool around our house of KTM's. The Orange Hammer.

http://i1018.photobucket.com/albums/af306/Thomas_Mannillo/Mobile%20Uploads/20140209_135620_zpsoxifi3wo.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 07:47 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Good to hear it was a simple fix. :clap

Good to hear it was a simple fix. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Did you happen to bump the kill button? I've...

Did you happen to bump the kill button? I've done that. Seems like your symptoms were like mine. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
I totally agree. I suggest going with the version...

I totally agree. I suggest going with the version that has 2 tubes going to the foot peg mounts. Better strength.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
When I installed my CPR filter I positioned the...

When I installed my CPR filter I positioned the boot clamps such that I can now remove the carbs without removing the tanks. Just the seat and glovebox. :clap
Makes jetting changes so much easier. :D
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